Our Client is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. They explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.
They are currently in need of a Planner/Scheduler to support their Pipeline taem in their downtown Houston office, This is a long term contract role.
Summary: The main function of a planner/scheduler is to coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments. This is done through maintain, progressing, and developing project schedules as needed. A typical planner/scheduler is responsible for the project schedule, progress measurement against the schedule, keep the project team informed of critical path and key milestones, reviewing 3rd party documents and estimates and compiling project reports.
Job Responsibilities: Maintain, progress, and develop project schedules as needed and work with team members to verify the schedule is accurate and realistic. Examine documents, materials and products, and monitor work processes in order to assess completeness, accuracy and conformation to standards and specifications. Review documents such as, work orders, estimates, progress reports, and staffing tables to determine personnel and materials requirements, and material priorities.
Skills: Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, problem solving and interpersonal skills. Ability to analyze costs related to manufacturing, labor and materials. Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information. Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel, P6, and Microsoft Project.
Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED required. 5-7 years related experience in project control/ planning and scheduling required.